Charter School Honored for Energy Excellence

The Martha’s Vineyard Public Charter School has received a first place state award for excellence in energy and environmental education.

Charter School Receives Large Donation to Complete Science Lab

The Martha’s Vineyard Public Charter School has received a $100,000 donation from Robert Day through the W. M. Keck Foundation. The grant will help the school complete work on new science and tech labs.

Charter Students Learn Dance as a Unifying Language

For four weeks, Godfrey Muwulya, a native dancer from Uganda, has been teaching traditional dances from his country to fifth and sixth grade social studies students at the Martha’s Vineyard Public Charter School, thanks to The Yard.

Bravo, Fourth Grade Thespians

On Friday and Saturday, Feb. 6 and Feb. 7, the Martha’s Vineyard Public Charter School and the Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse theatre project staged four short plays, starring the fourth grade classes.

High School Artists Are Golden in Art and Writing Competition

Regional honors for the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards were announced this week, with Vineyard students picking up awards in everything from painting to short fiction. A total of 18 regional high school students were recognized for their work, as were five students from the public charter school.

Charter School Open House

Learn more about the charter school at an open house and fill out an application for next year on Tuesday, Feb. 10, at 5:30 p.m.

Hustle Over to Dreamland for Charter School Benefit

There was Something in the Air Tonight when Sweet Child of Mine said to me Let’s hop the Crazy Train, find some West End Girls and Rock the Casbah.

Charter School Breaks Ground on New Science Wing

Inside a small room at the Martha’s Vineyard Public Charter School, recent graduate Greg Allan manipulated walls and textures in a three-dimensional modeling program on one of the computers in the lab, occasionally looking at a simple sheet of copy paper with partial blueprints on it. The walls and designs he created weren’t some abstract rendering–they were a visualization of what the charter school would look like after its two new science labs were added.

Charter School Graduates Look to the Future With Open Hearts

Families and students gathered beneath a whimsically-decorated tent Sunday afternoon to celebrate the Martha’s Vineyard Public Charter School graduation. “Trust your heart,” Fawn Pelletier, a 13-year student of the school told her four fellow graduates.

Charting Their Own Distinct Path

On Thursday afternoon, 10 days before graduation, the small class from the Martha's Vineyard Public Charter School gathered at the Polly Hill Arboretum for lunch in the garden.